2010-02-11 / About Town

Apply soon for law school scholarship

R.I. residents planning to attend law school can apply for the R.I. Bar Foundation’s Thomas F. Black Jr. Memorial Scholarship.

The Bar Foundation awards two scholarships of $15,000 each to R.I. residents who enroll as first-year students in an American Bar Association accredited law school for the academic year beginning September, 2010. The scholarship is for the first year of law school only and is nonrenewable.

Awards are made based on demonstrated financial need, superior academic performance, community and public service, and demonstrated contacts with and commitment to the state of Rhode Island.

The application deadline is March 19. Call 421-6541 or write to Rhode Island Bar Foundation Scholarship, 115 Cedar St., Providence, RI 02903.

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